Dr. John W.M. Carter has been a Fellow of the International College of Dentists since 1996. Dr. Carter was selected as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Southwestern Society of Orthodontists (SWSO) Martin E. Dewey Memorial Award. The Martin E. Dewey Memorial Award is the highest honor bestowed on a SWSO member.  This award recognizes leadership and scholarship in the field of orthodontics. This Constituent Society of the American Association of Orthodontists represents all of the Orthodontists practicing in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
This award is given to a member for their lifetime of "outstanding contributions in leadership and to the advancement of orthodontics". 

The "in person" formal presentation will be held in September of 2021 at the 100th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Session of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists in Dallas, Texas.

Congratulations Dr. Carter!